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Local/Regional News
11:41 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Capilouto Hosts Panel of University Presidents

From left to right: Dr. Eli Capiluto, Dr. M. Dwaine Greene, Dr. Michael Benson, and Dr. John Marsden

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto hosted a panel with three of his regional counterparts at the city's Hyatt Regency today. 

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Local/Regional News
1:41 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

UK Cancels Late Afternoon Classes, Sends Some Employees Home Early

The University of Kentucky has canceled classes after 3 p.m. Friday and dismissed some employees early in anticipation of icy weather.

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8:00 am
Fri December 6, 2013

UK Students Hold Emergency Response Drill as Part of Final Exam

Students attempting to treat the wounded

Students at the University of Kentucky’s College of Communication held a disaster response drill  Thursday.

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Local/Regional News
3:06 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

UK Selects First Female Dean Of Ag School

If approved by the UK Board of Trustees, Nancy Cox could become the first female dean of the college of Agriculture, Food and the Environment
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An associate dean in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment has been selected as the school's first female dean.

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Local/Regional News
9:50 am
Wed October 30, 2013

UK Students Lobbying For Weapons On Campus

A group of students at the University of Kentucky are pushing to allow students to carry concealed weapons on campus.

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Local/Regional News
2:11 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

UK Receives $1 M Rebate Check From KU/LG&E

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Finding ways to make the University of Kentucky more energy efficient has paid off in more ways than one.  Karyn Czar explains.

Three years ago UK spent 25-million dollars to upgrade the energy infrastructure in 61 campus buildings.  Bob Wiseman, UK’s Vice President for Facilities said he knew it would help save money on the electric bill.

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Local/Regional News
12:20 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

UK Taking Aim At Heart Disease In Eastern Ky.

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The University of Kentucky is teaming with hospitals and doctors to combat high rates of heart disease in eastern Kentucky.

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Local/Regional News
7:38 am
Fri August 30, 2013

UK Adding 2,000 Surveillance Cameras

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The University of Kentucky is adding campus security features that include ID cards that allow students to enter buildings after hours and 2,000 surveillance cameras.

The Lexington Herald-Leader says UK is spending almost $5 million to install the system. Next Level Security Systems will install it.

UK Police Chief Joe Monroe says the system will make it possible to monitor for crime and keep students, employees and visitors protected during emergencies.

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Local/Regional News
5:37 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

UK Students Head Back To Class

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The fall semester is officially underway at the University of Kentucky…Karyn Czar has more on the first day of classes.

“anybody care for a water?”

Heather Waogner and other staff members with the Division of Student Affairs are on hand across UK’s campus…handing out water along with maps and directions to students as they head to their first classes.

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6:57 pm
Sat July 27, 2013

UK To Offer Wine-Related Courses

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The University of Kentucky is getting a lot of interest in new courses it plans to offer that are related to wine, including one class this fall that features wine tasting.

Professor Michael Barrett, who will teach a wine appreciation class, told the Lexington Herald-Leader that he has been "overwhelmed with interest" from students. The class is restricted to those who are at least 21 and will educate students on the history, science and pleasure of wine.

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